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BRITISH PUB WEEK

EDM (Early Day Motion) 452: tabled on 30 October 2014

Tabled in the 2014-15 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House celebrates British Pub Week from 31 October to 8 November 2014; notes that the 48,000 pubs across the UK are often the heart of their communities, acting as community hubs, giving a place for community groups and sports teams, and also contribute significantly to charity; further notes many of them also run vital public services such as post offices, broadband and local shops; acknowledges pubs as being a key part of British history, heritage and culture; further acknowledges that beer and pubs contribute £22 billion to the economy, bring in £11 billion in tax revenue and support 900,000 jobs; commends hardworking publicans who keep the UK's pubs running and maintain safe, vibrant environments in which to drink, eat and socialise; expresses concern that on average 31 pubs a week are closing across the country; further expresses a desire to see a reversal of this trend and for government to take the necessary steps to support this; and wishes British pubs every success for years to come.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.